'Mere Pyaare Prime Minister' only Asian film screened at Rome Film Festival
New Delhi, Oct 28 : Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's upcoming film 'Mere Pyaare Prime Minister' has been creating waves worldwide even before the release.
The film that deals with the social issue of open defecation represented not just India but Asia at the Rome Film Festival.
The Official Selection of the Rome Film Festival has presented three productions from three different continents.
From Asia, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directorial 'Mere Pyaare Prime Minister' was screened in Sala Petrassi.
The film garnered an exceptional response with a standing ovation as well as four star reviews at the event.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra attended the screening along with his wife Bharathi Mehra who is also the producer of the film.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has always explored stories that are rooted in nature dealing with issues catering to the nation.
With the upcoming film, the director focuses on the open defecation issue and sanitation problems in the country.
The film is shot at real locations which were finalized after the recce of one month of Mumbai and highlights the mother-son relation.
'Mere Pyaare Prime Minister' stars the national award-winning actress Anjali Patil who is playing the role of the mother. (UNI)